How to author content in H5P and publish in Open edX?

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H5P makes it easy to create, share and reuse HTML5 content and applications. H5P empowers everyone to create rich and interactive web experiences more efficiently. It is mobile responsive and completely free and open technology, licensed with the MIT license.

We also added H5P Plugin on WordPress side. To use this plugin, we simply need to activate this for any client and start using it. Complete detail on how to use this plugin can be find here.

Create Content on H5P

  • Login to with your H5P account.
  • Go to “Create Interactive content” and start creating your content by adding blocks. Find here list of the interactive contents.
  • Download the file of your work in your local machine and use later in Open edX Studio.

Hint: Make sure you have logged in to the Open edX Studio before proceeding with the step. Once you are logged in, you can continue with the first step to achieve the (How to author content in H5P and publish in Open edX) goal.

Enable H5P content in Open edX Studio

  • After login, select a course in which you want to enable H5P content.
  • Go to Settings > Advanced Settings and add string “h5pxblock” and save changes.
  • Go to unit where you it should be added and click on Advanced Component and add H5P XBlock.
  • Upload H5P content file that you have downloaded from the H5P website.
  • Save and Publish changes on Open edX LMS.

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